Cybersecurity attacks on Cloud

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Cybersecurity attacks on Cloud-based user accounts spiked 300 percent in 2017 compared to the same period last year, according to latest edition of Microsoft’s Security Intelligence Report. Heading the list of vulnerabilities are all the usual suspects: Weak, guessable passwords, and poor password management, followed by targeted phishing attacks and breaches of third-party services. Here Read More »

Five tips to defend against Ransomware

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The prospect of a “ransomware” attack, where your device is infected with malware that locks you out of your personal data and files and demands money to potentially unlock them, is a frightening thought to most people. And these attacks have been on the rise, with nearly 9 million incidents detected by McAfee by the Read More »

Banking Botnets: Cybercriminals adapting and sophisticated

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Since publishing information about top banking botnets and takedown efforts in 2014, Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit™ (CTU) security intelligence researchers have observed cybercriminals learning from past experience and quickly adapting when banks and other financial institutions improve their security measures. Takedown efforts continued in 2015, with global law enforcement partnering with organizations in the Read More »